Morningside nursing professor named item writer for National CNL Certification Examination

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Sioux City, IA – Dianna Sorenson, professor of nursing in Morningside College’s Nylen School of Nursing, was named a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) item writer for the National CNL Certification Examination by the Commission on Nurse Certification. As a CNL item writer, Sorenson will work with the Commission on Nurse Certification’s contracted testing agency to develop multiple-choice items for the National CNL Certification Examination. Dianna SorensonDianna Sorenson

Sorenson came to Morningside in 2014 and specializes in mental health, healthcare administration, clinical research, interpersonal communication, and statistics. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at South Dakota State University, Master of Science in Nursing at Montana State University, Ph.D. at the University of Arizona, Master of Business Administration from the University Sioux Falls, and Clinical Nurse Leader certification from the Commission on Nurse Certification.

Morningside’s online Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader track prepares graduates to be eligible for national certification as a Clinical Nurse Leader through the Commission on Nurse Certification. With flexible coursework schedules, supportive faculty, and opportunities for dynamic collaboration and networking, Morningside’s program is ready to help nurses take the next step in their career. Learn more about Morningside’s graduate nursing program here.

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